Died Thursday morning September 5, 2019. Darcel was born June 11, 1936 in Griffith, Indiana a son of Charles and Inez (Stack) Moffett. During the Korean War, he served with the U.S. Navy Submarine Service. He had been a Kalamazoo area resident for 30 years coming from Munster, IN. Darcel was successful owner of a U.S. Patent. He was also a member of Holy Family Catholic Church; Sub-Vets, Inc.; and U.S.S. Rasher Association. Darcel was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Donald and Dean Moffett; a sister, Darlene Colby; and a grandson, Matthew. On September 27, 1991, he was united in marriage to Agnes M. (Rutkowske) Moffett who survives. Also surviving, 2 children, Bradley Moffett of Munster, IN and Dina Smack of Hammond, IN; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 2 step children, Roberta (Jim) Paino of Indianapolis, IN and Timothy Rubarts of Decatur, MI and their families; special nephew, Larry Colby of Spooner, WI; and several other nieces and nephews. Services will be held 11 o'clock Tuesday, September 10th from the Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, 3926 S. 9th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009. Visitation will be 4-8pm Monday, September 9th and one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Graveside services will be held 2 o'clock Tuesday in Fort Custer National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be directed to the U.S.S. Silversides Restoration Project, 1346 Bluff St., Muskegon, MI 49441. Please visit Darcel's personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook, or to leave a condolence. https://www.langelands.com.